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Give Me a Quiet Place
STORIES, INCUBATE

How to Plan a Retreat That’s Really Restful

Rev. Ayanna Johnson Watkins   |   April 24, 2018

Even while the world around us seems to be racing itself from one sensational, tragic, amazing thing to the next, perhaps a retreat is what we need.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Hallowed Placemaking

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   April 17, 2018

The Christian practice of making sacred space isn’t a new concept, but perhaps we can approach it with fresh perspective.

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JoAnne Kagiwada
INCUBATE, XPLOR, STORIES

Across Generations: An elder’s reflection on her work with a budding project

JoAnne Kagiwada   |   April 10, 2018

Bringing together folks who’ve struggled to work on their own, and sharing visions for reaching peace for all people, is a good thing to be a part of.

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Rev. Dean Bucalos
INCUBATE, STORIES

Incubate Partnerships

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   April 03, 2018

For non-profits, there's always a sense that you are in a constant battle for limited funding and increased exposure. But does it have to be that way?

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INCUBATE, STORIES

A Flower Blooms

Serena Satori   |   March 27, 2018

Through SENT Seminars, NBA assists Disciples who are starting ministries. After participating in September's Seminar, Serena Satori wrote this poem.

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Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry
MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry

April 26, 2018

Across the church, faith-filled Disciples are desiring to build mental health ministries in their local congregations. However, mental health and wellness is a broad, multilayered, and complex topic to address in the church. Often, passionate people are left feeling overwhelmed and unclear how to pull it off. Join us as our presenters share the practical realities of starting such a ministry, their discernment process, and what’s next on the journey!

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Dean Bucalos

Mission Specialist, Prison and Jail Ministries Affinity Group
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OLDER ADULTS, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

The Florida Christian Center provides ministry, pastoral care, worship services, classes on faith and aging and other programs focused on the spiritual health of the senior and disabled residents in our community.